The Celtic Collection


A collection of songs, jigs, hornpipes, airs, polkas, and marches from the Celtic lands of Scotland, Ireland, and England. The songs are arranged for mountain dulcimer primarily in 1-5-8 (Mixolydian) tuning, along with a few tunes in 1-5-5 (Ionian) tuning. The arrangements make use of the capo, as well as playing tunes in Em and Bm, and include a Part II for a suggested harmony on selected songs. Online audio available for each tune. Intermediate level.

Song list:
Country Gardens
Farewell to Whiskey
Flowers of Edinburgh
George Brabazon
Irish Lamentation
Loch Lomond
Love Is Teasin’
Off She Goes
Planxty Irwin
Scotland The Brave
Sean Ryan’s Polka
Shepherd’s Hey
Star of the County Down
The Dawning of the Day
The Dawning of the Day Part II
The Foggy Dew
The Girl I Left Behind
The Hills of Lorne
The Irish Washerwoman
The Keel Row
The Last Rose of Summer
The Minstrel Boy
The Minstrel Boy Part II
The Water is Wide
The Wicklow Hornpipe – Delahunty’s Hornpipe


Type: Book